Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Datum der Auktion: 05.11.2019

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A BLUE AND WHITE 'BOY AND CARP' SAUCER DISH

A BLUE AND WHITE 'BOY AND CARP' SAUCER DISH KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722) The saucer-shaped dish is finely decorated to the interior with a seated lady in a pavilion watching a young boy at play beside a lake with a leaping carp and a phoenix amongst bamboo. The exterior is painted with three similar

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A BLUE-GROUND YELLOW-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' BOWL

A BLUE-GROUND YELLOW-ENAMELLED 'DRAGON' BOWL KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722) The exterior is decorated with two five-clawed dragons amongst clouds and flames chasing the flaming pearl, all above a band of overlapping petals encircling

Los #: 32

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE, IRON-RED AND GILT-DECORATED ARMORIAL CISTERN AND COVER

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE, IRON-RED AND GILT-DECORATED ARMORIAL CISTERN AND COVER QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The cistern is decorated to the exterior of the body with a wide central band of precious objects amongst leafy fruiting pomegranate branches, all between floral and diaper bands to the mouth

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A GREYISH-WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL WINGED BEAST

A GREYISH-WHITE JADE CARVING OF A MYTHICAL WINGED BEAST MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY The mythical beast is seated on its haunches, its sides carved with wings and its double-horned head with bulbous eyes below bushy eyebrows. The stone is of a mottled cream tone with some grey inclusions. 3 7/8 in

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A LUOHAN

A SOAPSTONE FIGURE OF A LUOHAN 17TH-18TH CENTURY The figure is shown seated with its long robes falling open at the chest and draped over his knees. He is holding a scroll in his left hand. His robe is incised with lotus flowers and his facial features and hair are finely detailed. The stone is of

Los #: 35

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A FINELY CARVED TIANHUANG 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEAL

A FINELY CARVED TIANHUANG 'MYTHICAL BEAST' SEAL QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The square seal is surmounted by a finial carved as a seated mythical beast with long curved horns. The details of the face, backbone and tail are finely detailed. The stone is of a rich, reddish-honey tone. 2 in. (5.1 cm

Los #: 36

Schätzpreis: 8.000 £ - 12.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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AN AGATE 'MONKEY AND FINGER CITRON' CARVING

AN AGATE 'MONKEY AND FINGER CITRON' CARVING QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The stone is carved in the form of an upright finger citron, growing from a gnarled branch, with two smaller fruits and several leafy stems to the side. A pair of monkeys is depicted perched amongst the branches and a small bat is

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A SMALL BANDED AGATE PEBBLE-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE

A SMALL BANDED AGATE PEBBLE-FORM SNUFF BOTTLE The well-hollowed bottle is of rounded oval form, carved from an attractive stone of beige, white, red and purple tones with 'floral' and striped markings. The base with a Qianlong four-character incised seal mark. 1 ¾ in. (4.3 cm.) high

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A ROCK CRYSTAL QUATREFOIL TEAPOT AND COVER

A ROCK CRYSTAL QUATREFOIL TEAPOT AND COVER LATE QING DYNASTY (1644-1912) The translucent teapot is elegantly carved with four lobes. It has a short spout and a C-shaped handle. The stepped cover is surmounted by an oval finial. 3 ¾ in. (9.4 cm.) high Provenance Sotheby's Hong Kong, lot 441

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A RARE PAIR OF PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE 'MAGPIE' BOXES AND COVERS

A RARE PAIR OF PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE 'MAGPIE' BOXES AND COVERS 18TH-19TH CENTURY Each box is naturalistically carved in the form of a recumbent magpie, with legs tucked under its body, the plumage and tail feathers carved in fine detail. The stone is of an even pale tone, with a few minor areas

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE 'PRUNUS' WASHER

A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE 'PRUNUS' WASHER 18TH-19TH CENTURY The exterior of the washer is finely carved in relief with branches of prunus flowers and buds, some of which extend over the mouth rim. The stone is of an even tone. 5 in. (12.5 cm.) wide Provenance Royal European Family Collection

Los #: 41

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE 'RAMS' CARVING

A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE 'RAMS' CARVING 18TH-19TH CENTURY The group is finely carved in the form of a recumbent ram with its' young, their legs neatly tucked beneath their bodies, a gnarled lingzhi sprig in their mouths. The stone is of a pale, even tone with a few minor mottled and streaked

Los #: 42

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A WHITE JADE 'BAT' WASHER

A WHITE JADE 'BAT' WASHER QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The petal-form washer is finely carved with elegant upright lobed sides. The interior is hollowed out to form a bat in flight with a beribboned coin. The exterior is carved in low relief with a stylized bat and an angled ribbon. The stone is of

Los #: 43

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A MOTTLED DARK GREEN AND BROWN JADE 'CAT' GROUP

A MOTTLED DARK GREEN AND BROWN JADE 'CAT' GROUP MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The jade is carved as two reclining cats, one larger than the other, coiled to face each other. The mottled green stone has areas of russet and black inclusions. 3 ¼ in. (8.3 cm.) wide Provenance Private English Collection

Los #: 44

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A MOTTLED CELADON AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A TIGER

A MOTTLED CELADON AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF A TIGER MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) The tiger is shown in recumbent position and is adorned with sprays of lingzhi , flowers and lotus carved in relief. The base is incised with a pattern of scrolls. The opaque stone is of a mottled pale celadon tone with

Los #: 45

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A WHITE AND BROWISH-BLACK JADE FIGURE OF A BOY

A WHITE AND BROWISH-BLACK JADE FIGURE OF A BOY YUAN-MING DYNASTY (1279-1644) The figure is carved seated on a cockerel, with a lotus stem slung over his shoulder and a smiling, playful expression on his face. The two-tone stone is of a pale greenish-white and rich brownish-black tone, with

Los #: 46

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A SMALL WHITE JADE CRAB-FORM BOX AND COVER

A SMALL WHITE JADE CRAB-FORM BOX AND COVER QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The cover is naturalistically carved and pierced in the form of a crab, with its claws held in front of its head, resting upon the base which is carved to depict a lotus pad. The stone is of an even transluscent white tone. 2 ½

Los #: 47

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A MOTTLED GREY, BEIGE AND BROWN JADE RABBIT

A MOTTLED GREY, BEIGE AND BROWN JADE RABBIT The recumbent rabbit is carved with its ears resting on its back and its legs tucked under the body, with incisions highlighting the texture of its fur. The mottled stone has pale celadon, russet and dark tones. 2 in. (5 cm.) long

Los #: 48

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A SPINACH-GREEN JADE-INSET WHITE METAL BOX AND COVER

A SPINACH-GREEN JADE-INSET WHITE METAL BOX AND COVER THE JADE, 18TH CENTURY The cover of the box is inset with a ruyi -form spinach-green jade plaque, carved with an archaistic taotie design decorated with stylised scrolls, applied with a coral finial for opening. The base and sides are each inset

Los #: 49

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A YELLOW-GLAZED DISH

A YELLOW-GLAZED DISH HONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1488-1505) The dish is finely potted with rounded sides and a slightly flared rim. The interior and exterior are covered with a glaze of soft yellow tone which stops above the short, tapered foot rim. 8 ½ in. (21.5

Los #: 50

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 10.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A RARE INSCRIBED WHITE 'MONK'S CAP' EWER

A RARE INSCRIBED WHITE 'MONK'S CAP' EWER YONGLE PERIOD (1403-1424) The ewer is elegantly potted with a bulbous body raised on a short splayed foot, below a curved handle with a ruyi- head tab, all decorated in a soft white glaze, tianbaiyou . The neck, shoulder and lower body above the foot are

Los #: 51

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A RARE SET OF FIVE YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'LOTUS' SAUCER DISHES

A RARE SET OF FIVE YELLOW-GROUND GREEN-ENAMELLED 'LOTUS' SAUCER DISHES JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER INCISED MARKS AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566) Each dish is delicately potted with rounded sides supported on a short tapered foot, the interior incised and decorated in green enamel with five lotus blooms with

Los #: 52

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' JAR

A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'DRAGON' JAR JIAJING PERIOD (1522-1566) The jar is decorated to the exterior in inky tones of cobalt blue with two winged dragons chasing flaming pearls amidst scrolling clouds, above a band of waves, all between a band of Buddhist lions and brocade balls to the shoulder and a

Los #: 53

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A DEHUA FIGURE OF GUANYIN

A DEHUA FIGURE OF GUANYIN 17TH-18TH CENTURY The finely modelled figure is seated on rocks wearing voluminous robes that fall in graceful folds around the body. She holds a child with a lotus bud in his hand on her raised knee. She wears a beaded necklace and and the hair is elegantly coiffed in a

Los #: 54

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A WHITE-GLAZED ARCHAISTIC 'LIBATION' CUP

A WHITE-GLAZED ARCHAISTIC 'LIBATION' CUP QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The cup is moulded with two pairs of confronting small chilong to the upper section and a raised band of taotie masks to the waist, all above a ground of incised lappets. The openwork handle is formed by one large and three small

Los #: 55

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A RARE DEHUA FIGURE OF LIUHAI

A RARE DEHUA FIGURE OF LIUHAI 17TH-18TH CENTURY The figure is modelled standing on a sea-rock base, holding a pair of peaches in one hand and a string of cash in the other, with his three-legged toad perched at his feet and a woven hat, vase and lingzhi sprig slung over his shoulder. His long, curly

Los #: 56

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A LONGQUAN CELADON 'DRAGON' URN AND COVER

A LONGQUAN CELADON 'DRAGON' URN AND COVER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279) The exterior of the vessel is moulded and incised with overlapping stylised lotus petals below a moulded dragon chasing a small dog and a bird to the neck and shoulder. The cover is decorated by four vertical rows of curled

Los #: 57

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A CLAIRE DE LUNE -GLAZED TWO-HANDLED VASE

A CLAIRE DE LUNE -GLAZED TWO-HANDLED VASE QING DYNASTY (1644-1911) The vase is carved to either side of the body with a stylised kui dragon roundel, between a pair of archaistic animal handles. The base is incised with an apocryphal Yongzheng mark. 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high

Los #: 58

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER

A GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER 17TH-18TH CENTURY The circular censer is cast with a compressed bulbous body resting on three small tapering feet and is decorated to each side with two qilin handles which coil over the neck and rim. The exterior surface is finely decorated with an array of gilt

Los #: 59

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019

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A RARE GILT-LACQUERED STONE FIGURE OF BUDDHA

A RARE GILT-LACQUERED STONE FIGURE OF BUDDHA POSSIBLY KOREAN, 17TH-19TH CENTURY The figure is carved with a serene expression and wearing loose, flowing robes. The hands are held in bhumisparsha mudra . 11 ½ in. (28 cm.) high Provenance Collection of Professor Ferdinando Cappelletti, acquired in

Los #: 60

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 05.11.2019